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Summary: La historia verdadera de Pablo Escobar, el jefe del cartel de drogas de Medellín, relatado por la primera vez por su hijo Sebastián y su viuda María Isabel Campos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SIN

Summary: Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky, even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RED RATED PG-13

Summary: Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BIR

Summary: In his lifetime, Eakins's artistic reputation suffered from his uncompromising attitude toward convention in art, teaching and society. Now he is acknowledged as one of the greatest of all American painters. Thomas Eakins assesses the full breadth of his genius in its American and European context. The turmoil of his career and his extraordinary authority as a painter are explored through his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 THO

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but ruins the country's traditions during her work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS KIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie King 2006

Rojas Contreras, Ingrid

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Summary: "For Ingrid Rojas Contreras, magic runs in the family. Growing up in the Colombia of the 1980's and 1990's in a house where "what did you dream?" was asked in place of "how are you?" her world was laced with prophecy and violence. Her maternal grandfather, Nono, was a renowned curandero, a community healer gifted with the ability to talk to the dead, tell the future, treat the sick, and move...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2022

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Summary: Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blow 2001

Summary: To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco-traffickers have become icons, glorified by musicians who praise their fame and success. In this new constituency, they represent a pathway out of the ghetto, nurturing a new American dream fueled by money, drugs, and violence. The film is an explosive look at the drug cartels' pop culture influence on both sides of the border...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NAR

Dennis, David J.

Summary: "A dynamic family exchange that pivots between the voices of a father and son, The Movement Made Us is a unique work of oral history and memoir, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied in Black Lives Matter. David Dennis Sr, a core architect of the movement, speaks out for the first time, swapping recollections both harrowing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Summary: Sam Childers is a drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing spiritual transformation and makes a life-changing decision to travel to war-torn East Africa. After witnessing unspeakable horrors faced by innocent children, he vows to save them at any cost, including his own safety. Childers begins waging a relentless battle against the territory's renegade militia, leading harrowing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAC RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ma

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Summary: Follows the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a lawyer in South Africa to his role as India's spiritual leader by using his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest that helped end British rule. Centers on the extraordinary man who fought for a nonviolent, peaceful existence and set an entire nation free.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GAN

García Márquez, Gabriel

Summary: The Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author recalls his childhood and youth, and recounts the family stories retold by his relatives, revealing the origins of many of the incidents he incorporated into his work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SPANISH 468 MAR

Quinn, Julia

Summary: Se trata de una tentadora guía de seducción que explica justo lo que la joven necesita. Ella sabe que debe casarse con un millonario; en la Inglaterra de 1815 no existen demasiadas opciones para una muchacha sin bienes familiares que, además, tiene tres hermanos menores que mantener. Su suerte parece mejorar aún más cuando James Sidwell, el sobrino de lady Danbury, se ofrece como voluntario...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titania Editores 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION QUI

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogota, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.106 BET

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: "This collection offers a rich sampling of significant Mexican short stories published from 1843 to 1918. Nine different tales range from the realism of López Portillo's 'Reloj sin dueño' and the modernismo saturating Gutiérrez Nájera's 'La mañana de San Juan' to the historical accuracy of Riva Palacio's 'Las mulas de Su Excelencia' and the vivid romanticism of 'Amor secreto' by Manual Payno,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2008

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC MEX
Call number: 863.0108 MEX

Summary: It all ends with a bang! In the final episodes, Emmy winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul bring the saga of Breaking Bad to a bloody conclusion in their roles as meth kingpin, Walter White and his guilt-ridden partner, Jesse Pinkman. As each tries to get clear of the wreckage they left behind in the meth world, DEA agent Hank Schrader's obsessive pursuit of "Heisenberg" gains steam, leading up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE RATED R

Summary: A father's teenage son is wrongly accused of a drug distribution crime and is looking at a mandatory minimum prison sentence of ten years. Desperate and determined to rescue his son at all costs, he makes a deal with the U.S. attorney to work as an undercover informant and infiltrate a drug cartel on a dangerous mission, risking everything, including his family and his own life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SNI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SNI RATED PG-13

Summary: The life of Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey, Carrington embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CAR

Summary: Fact-based story about the 40 passengers and crew aboard San Francisco bound flight United 93, who sat down as strangers and found the courage to stand up as one. This hijacked flight was the fourth terrorist attack plane on September 11, 2001. As a result of a delay on takeoff, the passengers on the flight, are behind the carefully scheduled planned attacks on the World Trade Center and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE UNI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD UNI RATED R

Summary: Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOR

Summary: Capitán Dinesen toma un trabajo con el ejército argentino y trae sus quince años de edad, hija, Ingeborg, junto. Al ser la única mujer en la zona, que provoca un gran revuelo entre los hombres. Ella se enamora de un joven soldado, y una noche que huir juntos. Cuando se da cuenta de lo que pasó Dinesen, decide aventurarse en territorio enemigo para encontrarlos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN JAU

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: DEA agent Bobby Trench and U.S. naval intelligence officer Marcus Stigman are working undercover for a narcotics business. After a distorted attempt to infiltrate the drug cartel, they soon learn the secret of their dubious affiliation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TWO

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